Two in custody in connection with shooting death of 16-year-old boy in Lorain

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LORAIN, Ohio — Police in Lorain have two suspects in custody who they say were involved in the shooting of a 16-year-old boy.

According to the Lorain County CSI Facebook page, on Thursday, July 25, at just after midnight, police responded to Washington Avenue for calls about a teenager who had been shot.

When officers arrived, they found 16-year-old Eduardo “Aaron” Vasquez. He had suffered a gunshot wound and was not responsive; he was taken to the hospital, where he passed away.

According to police, during the investigation, detectives discovered that two men were allegedly involved in the shooting of the teen.

Warrants for complicity to felonious assault have been obtained for Benjamin William Decost Jr., 20; and, Dale Maurice Johnson, 21. Both men are from Lorain. 

Anyone with information on the death of Eduardo “Aaron” Vasquez is asked to please contact the Lorain Police Detective Bureau at 440-204-2105.

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